Looking for a venue that serves a buffet for lunch or dinner in the Mother City? Here is my list of halaal buffets at various restaurants in Cape Town as well as self service or diner style set-ups. Click on the names to go to a review or for more information.
The Village Buffet
This Buffet restaurant on Long street in Cape Town offers unlimited drinks and a wide selection of unlimited food including prawns, ribs, sushi, pizza, pasta and Indian cuisine. They do hot seating which means there is a maximum seating time of 2 hours. The buffet cost is R150 per person.
Is an upmarket spot in downtown Wynberg. They serve a buffet lunch every Sunday for R155.
Bo Kaap Kombuis
A cosy, homely restaurant in Bo Kaap with a great view of Table Mountain that offers regular Cape Malay style buffets for small groups or private functions.
126 Cape Kitchen and Cafe
Enjoy their Curry Cup buffet every Thursday night in an upmarket setting inside the Hilton Hotel. The cost is R195 per person. They also serve a delicious breakfast buffet.
Jimmy’s Killer Prawns, Canal Walk
This popular casual seafood restaurant does a buffet dinner for R139 Mondays and Wednesday nights and R169 Friday and Saturday nights. On Sunday the buffet lunch is R159 and buffet dinner is R139.
Roggeland, Country House
Pre-book your buffet breakfast or lunch at this farmstyle historic 18th Century Cape Dutch venue. Set menu’s available to choose from. Buffet prices are approximately R175. They also do functions and events.
On the Square, Capetonian Hotel
Offers a daily buffet every Monday to Thursday and Sunday for R165 for lunch or supper. The Friday and Saturday buffet is R195 also lunch or supper.
Jiah, Cape Town CBD
Upmarket restaurant set at the foot of Table Mountain just before Kloof Street.
Buffet Menu Available for GROUP BOOKINGS OF 40 OR MORE PEOPLE ONLY at R150 per person.
Lady Bee, Dehli Diner
There are 5 branches of this diner. While not exactly a fancy buffet you do have a choice of choosing your meal from a buffet style setup and then paying by weight. Good for if you’re in the area and need to grab a quick meal.
Food Inn India
This Eastern restaurant serves a variety of Asian and Indian foods. The popular meals are from their Istanbul express selection, their curries and their Indian Thali specials.
Eastern Food Bazaar
Eastern Food Bazaar is located in the old Wellington Fruit Growers Building that stretches between Loop and Darling Street in Central Cape Town. It’s a bustling canteen-style eatery perfect for a quick lunch stop or a casual supper. Prices are super reasonable.
Updated 3 April 2016.